Morgan, Ephraim Franklin, 1869-1950
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0203
Scope and Contents The papers of West Virginia’s 16th Governor, Ephraim F. Morgan, largely contain official correspondence originating in or received by the governor’s office, 1920-1925. Records types include newspaper clippings, reports, maps, proclamations, speeches, and other items. Topics include the State Police, prohibition, industrial unrest, the Mine Wars in southern West Virginia, public works and roadbuilding, and West Virginia University.
Collection Number: A&M.1660
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings concerning the administration of the 16th Governor of West Virginia, the launching of the U.S.S. West Virginia, and the building of present Executive Mansion
Collection Number: A&M.0173
Overview Photograph of Ephraim Franklin Morgan (1869-1950), 16th Governor of West Virginia (1921-1925). He was preceded in office by John J. Cornwell and succeeded by Howard M. Gore. Morgan entered office at a time of conflict between coal miners and their employers, culminating in 1921 in the armed miners' march and the Battle of Blair Mountain.